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Medical Assistant (Certified)

Murrells Inlet, SC | Other
21 Days Ago

Job Description

Responsibilities

Position Summary:  

Responsible for working as part of the clinical team, following leadership orders for care of patients and related medical and clerical support functions.  These support functions will vary but will include accompanying patients to exam rooms, preparing patients for exams, performing and documenting vital signs, assisting with procedures, preparing and administering medications with physician’s authorization, performing EKGs, using CPR skills when required, drawing blood, and providing patient education with regards to office policies, medication, and management of disease, home treatments, and special diets. Other duties may include retrieval of lab and x-ray reports, calling in prescriptions, telephone triage, obtaining referrals and authorizations, completing medical forms and other duties as assigned. Responsible for ordering medical and office supplies, stocking exam rooms, cleaning rooms, cleaning instruments, disposing of biohazard waste according to OSHA standards, and performing accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times, and adhering to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years in a physician office setting, preferred.
  • American Heart Association Healthcare provider course with Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required to be initially completed with the TH Organizational Development Office within 30 calendar days of hire date (exceptions to obtain certification from a provider other than the TH Organizational Development Office are approved by TH Organizational development on a case by case basis).  BLS Recertification is required every two (2) years.

 

License/Certification:

Certification from nationally recognized agency, required. Accepted agencies and certifications include:

  • National Heathcareer Association – Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA)
  • American Medical Technologists – Medical Assistant (RMA)
  • National Center for Competency Testing – National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA)
  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

 

Skills:

  • Computer knowledge, required.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to multi-task, required.
  • Phlebotomy skills and experience, preferred.

 

Physical Requirements: Light Physical Agility Test (PAT) Rating

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert up to 15 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Company Overview

  • Website tidelandshealth.org
  • Headquarters MYRTLE BEACH, SC
  • Size 500 - 1,000
  • Founded 2002
  • Type
  • CEO J BRIAN COBB
  • Revenue $50M - $200M
  • Industry Healthcare
  • About tidelands health
  • As our region's largest health care provider, Tidelands Health is dedicated to keeping the communities we serve healthy and active, inside and outside of the hospital. Ours is a singular commitment: Better health begins here. Tidelands serves the Carolinas at four hospitals and more than 60 outpatient locations. More than 2,500 employee, physician and volunteer partners are working side by side with our communities to transform the health of our region - promoting wellness, preventing illness, encouraging recovery and restoring health.

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